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First casualty of the 1916 Rising Nurse Margaret Keogh remembered in Carlow today

The Leighlinbridge woman who was the first victim of the 1916 rising has been commemorated today.

A wreath was laid on the grave of Nurse Margaret Keogh in Ballinabranagh.

It’s believed she was shot dead by British soldiers as she attempted to tend to the wounded.

A plaque of Nurse Keogh was also unveiled at Leighlinbridge memorial gardens.

Relatives of the Leighlinbridge woman spoke at a ceremony today at the remembrance garden there.